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#1 David and Glenda

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 11:30 AM

This morning I got an email telling me I had a Personal message in my In-box.
Sure enough I did - however it was one of those ' Hi love to meet you - I got photos' types.
Anybody else receiving them or was I just unlucky? <_<
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#2 lshall05

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 11:33 AM

I got one as well and have forwarded it to Yianni and also PM'd Tim as a moderator as I'm not sure if Yianni is around just now or not.

I'm sure the 'member' won't be a member much longer.

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 11:42 AM

Me too (twice) - deleted and blocked. I won't bother forwarding as already done. Have to say this is the first time this has happened on this forum.

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 11:50 AM

I received one today as well, like Pam I've blocked & deleted.

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 11:58 AM

I had it too. Deleted and blocked.
Curiouser and curiouser.....

#6 Lesley

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 12:03 PM

I also received one but have deleted it....

#7 David and Glenda

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 03:31 PM

Oh, good.
I can stop feeling paranoid! <_<
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#8 Julie

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 06:10 PM

I've had one too, and it was really disgusting. Tim, please do something.

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 06:28 PM

Me too. It has happened once before to me and that was also on this site but was quickly removed by Yannis and Tim.
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Posted 15 August 2008 - 06:48 PM

Now i'm jealous, I didn't get one <_<

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 07:49 PM

Oh, if only you'd said a couple of minutes earlier I would have forwarded you my copy before I deleted it..... <_<
Never mind...maybe next time B)
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Posted 15 August 2008 - 07:54 PM

Got one too. Felt like I was cheating... LOL

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 09:32 PM

i must be unlovable..... :(
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Posted 16 August 2008 - 12:01 AM

I had one to, if I'd been a man I might have been flattered!!! on a serious note it was'nt very nice, she is a sad person, she goes by the name of " NANCY " I to have blocked her, am still deciding as to whether I should send it to Yannis, what do you recon members?

#15 Ros21

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 08:50 AM

I think all of our messages were from the same "lady". Yannis has been forwarded a copy by someone else & I would imagine everyone's message was the same! So I don't think you need to forward it on.

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Posted 16 August 2008 - 11:10 AM

Me too; from Nancy
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Posted 16 August 2008 - 10:10 PM

Mino, you too? From Nancy?

Gosh, I thought I was her favorit :(

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Posted 17 August 2008 - 11:16 AM

Hi all,
the member "nancy" who send the spam messages has been deleted. This forum is well protected from spammers, but there is no fool-proof way to stop them completely. Once in a while, a spammer will manage to become a member and post on the forum or send personal messages to other members.
You should report these messages to the moderators and the administrator, block the sender and delete the message.
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Posted 17 August 2008 - 11:17 AM

Unsatisfactory all round. Some of us were not attractive enough to get such a message, those that did were understandably were not pleased with what they got. I was in the first group!
Seriously though, this abuse is not acceptable and I will be in touch with Yannis to have 'her' (I rather doubt it is a her) membership removed- I do not have the authorisation to do it myself otherwise it would have been done by now. I had dealings with this type of contact in another life and I am afraid it is your money thay they are after in the end. I doubt any of our genuine members would fall for it but if any were tempted, please don't follow up.
It is the second time it has happened so I guess we need to look at some way of stopping it happening again, thanks for your suggestion Dave. Thanks also to Lynn for contacting me by PM in a more orthodox way.
Nancy is the name behind the present scam, if any others do occur please contact me and tip me off.

Thanks to all

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Update 18th .My posting seems redundant now I have seen that from Yannis above. Unbeknown to me he was posting his update at the very time I was writing mine !

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 07:12 PM

"Unsatisfactory all round. Some of us were not attractive enough to get such a message, those that did were understandably were not pleased with what they got. I was in the first group"

Well Tim it seems we are in the same boat you and me. That gal NANCY did not had the "chance" on us anyway, did she.

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